Category Archives: Global Warming

Maldives Vows To Be First Carbon-Neutral Nation…

The Maldives will shift entirely to renewable energy over the next decade to become the first carbon-neutral nation and fight climate change that threatens the low-lying archipelago’s existence, the president said on Sunday. President Mohamed Nasheed said the Indian Ocean … Continue reading

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Climate change drives Maldives to buy land

The Maldives will divert cash from tourism, to buy land in case rising sea levels submerge its low-lying coral islands, the vice-president-elect said. Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik said the “worst-case scenario due to sea level rise would be that some … Continue reading

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Understanding Indigenous Peoples’ Way of Life, Key to Solving Eco Issues

By Dian Hasan | June 11, 2009 In the past, indigenous people and native tribes living in far and deep corners of the world were often considered as an exotic find. Their primitive and “unmodern” ways of life, from their … Continue reading

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What is Green Travel, Anyway?

By Dian Hasan | June 5, 2009     With the rise in mankind’s awareness of the dire need to take care of the earth, and the importance of partaking in constructive action on each individual doing a part. Coming … Continue reading

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Educating the Masses about Global Warming

By Dian Hasan | May 28, 2009 When we talk about Global Warming, what it really means is a shrinking habitat for some of the earth’s species. As what Polar Bears are experiencing when there’s less icy terrain to call … Continue reading

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Saving the Rainforest, Rebuilding Communities, One Orang Utan at a Time

One man’s odyssey that began with his compassion for the plight of the endangered Orang Utan in the jungles of Kalimantan (Indonesia’s Borneo), has developed into a truly exemplary life-long work of deforestation, rebuilding communities, reversing the adverse effects of … Continue reading

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New “Lost World” Species Discovered in Indonesia

By Stefan Lovgren | National Geographic News | Feb 7, 2006  To boldly go where no one has gone before, one group of scientists didn’t have to venture into space. They found a lost world right here on Earth. “It … Continue reading

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